Jim Cosman is a highly skilled strategic marketer with extensive marketing and market development experience in the water industry. He has had in-depth involvement in the market development of three new UV disinfection water treatment technologies (Municipal Drinking Water, Ballast Water, UV LED).
Jim spent 17 years at Trojan Technologies in a series of progressive marketing roles. While serving as the Market Manager for both the Municipal Drinking Water and Ballast Water Business Units, he translated a deep understanding of customers and end users into actionable strategy. In addition, as Regulatory Affairs Manager, he managed complex regulatory frameworks through his network of relationships.
Jim recently served as the Business Development Director for Aquisense Technologies where he was responsible for global business development activities including generating and seeking out potential new opportunities including the evaluation of key application and priority verticals.
Jim is currently an Independent Business Development Consultant providing advisory services to water treatment technology and Greentech companies. He is also a part time Professor teaching Strategic Marketing at Fanshawe College in London, Ontario, Canada.
Jim earned a Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) from Bishops University in Lennoxville, Quebec, Canada and a Master of Business Administration from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He has authored and coauthored several published papers, has delivered numerous presentations at water conferences globally, and has made significant contributions working with regulatory agencies around the globe. He participated in the development of the USEPA UV Guidance Manual and has also served on the Canadian delegation to the International Maritime Organization.